Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Genealogy

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Autonomous Communities[edit | edit source]

Autonomous communities are larger jurisdictions found within Spain and may contain several provinces. It is both a political and administrative division. The autonomous communities of Spain were created in 1978. To learn more about them please read Autonomous communities of Spain.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Castilla–La Mancha or Castile La Mancha, is an autonomous community located in central Spain. Comprising the provinces of Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara and Toledo, it was created in 1982. It is bordered by Castile and León, Madrid, Aragon, Valencia, Murcia, Andalusia, and Extremadura. Castilla–La Mancha consists of 919 municipalities and the capital is the city of Toledo, where the government headquarters are located.[2]

Provinces of Castilla-La Mancha[edit | edit source]

The provinces within its jurisdiction include:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Autonomous communities of Spain," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autonomous_communities_of_Spain (accessed October 5, 2020).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Castilla–La Mancha," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castilla–La_Mancha (accessed October 5, 2020).